Newcomers made surprising gains after a flawed process, but entrenched incumbents may hang on to the levers of power.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the lapse of Ukraine’s Temporary Investigative Commission mandate to investigate impunity for violence against civic activists in the country.
In this issue: How Communist Party scoring schemes incentivize repression, propaganda is going digital, and suppression of Uighurs and cultural censorship extend far beyond China’s borders.
The international norm against ethnic cleansing is not just being swept aside. It is at risk of being replaced.
Nicaragua's authoritarian regime continues to stifle opposition as a judge gives hefty prison sentences to three key farmworker leaders for their participation in peaceful anti-government protests.
Turkish prosecutors have just announced the indictment of 16 civil society leaders in connection with the 2013 Gezi Park protests.